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India’s CCS approves trainer aircraft purchase for IAF

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved the purchase of 75 Pilatus PC-7 MK II basic trainers, valued around $560m, to bridge the training capability gap for the Indian Air...

India’s CCS approves trainer aircraft purchase for IAF

ITT Exelis to support USAF B-1B aircraft EW system

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a follow-on contract to ITT Exelis as part of the ongoing maintenance and repair of the B-1B bomber aircraft's integrated electronic warfare (EW)...

ITT Exelis to support USAF B-1B aircraft EW system

USAF orders Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G radios

Harris has been awarded an indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the supply of its Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multi-band manpack radios to the US Air Force...

USAF orders Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G radios

Boeing conducts first flight for USAF QF-16 FSAT

Boeing has successfully completed the first QF-16 full scale aerial target (FSAT) manned flight for the US Air Force (USAF) at Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida,...

Boeing conducts first flight for USAF QF-16 FSAT

RAF selects Firerok for V-22 Osprey aircraft

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has selected CeraTech's durable, high thermal resistant Firerok cement for the Bell Boeing-built V-22 Osprey's concrete hardstand and apron construction project at...

RAF selects Firerok for V-22 Osprey aircraft

L-3 to supply C-27J Spartan aircraft for RAAF

The Australian Government has selected L-3 Communications as the prime contractor for the delivery of C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft, in support of the Royal Australian Air...

L-3 to supply C-27J Spartan aircraft for RAAF

Lockheed to upgrade 12th C-5B for USAF

Lockheed Martin has received the US Air Force's (USAF) C-5B Galaxy aircraft for its planned modernisation, as part of the reliability enhancement and re-engining programme...

Lockheed to upgrade 12th C-5B for USAF

Boeing awards JHMCS contract to VSI

Boeing has awarded a contract to Vision Systems International (VSI), to supply joint helmet mounted cueing system (JHMCS) for the US Navy and Air Force...

Boeing awards JHMCS contract to VSI

Eurocopter to supply EC725 helicopters to Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan Government has signed a letter of intent with Eurocopter for the purchase of 20 EC725 medium transport helicopters to be used by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for a range of...

Eurocopter to supply EC725 helicopters to Kazakhstan

UK Government U-turns on F-35 variant choice

The UK Government has completed a U-turn over which F-35 variant it plans to order for the Royal Navy's new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft...

UK Government U-turns on F-35 variant choice

Boeing KC-46 tanker completes preliminary design review

Boeing’s KC-46 next-generation aerial refuelling tanker programme has successfully completed a preliminary design review (PDR) with the US Air Force (USAF), marking a milestone in the...

Boeing KC-46 tanker completes preliminary design review

RAAF confirms C-27J Spartan purchase

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received funding of $1.4bn for the purchase of 10 C-27J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft from Alenia Aeronautica through a US foreign military...

RAAF confirms C-27J Spartan purchase

Raytheon to deliver force protection kits for US AFRL

Raytheon subsidiary, BBN Technologies, has been awarded a contract for the manufacture and supply of force protection kits to the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), as part of its...

Raytheon to deliver force protection kits for US AFRL

Swiss Air Force validates Gripen E/F test aircraft capabilities

The Swiss Air Force and the Swiss federal defence procurement agency, Armasuisse, have conducted test flights with the Gripen E/F test aircraft in Linköping,...

Swiss Air Force validates Gripen E/F test aircraft capabilities

USAF issues revises RFP for Afghan LAS programme

The US Air Force (USAF) has released the final amended request for proposal (RFP) reflecting minor changes for the Light Air Support (LAS) programme for...

USAF issues revises RFP for Afghan LAS programme

RCAF receives final CC-130J aircraft from Lockheed

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has taken delivery of its final CC-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft under contract from Lockheed Martin, at its Marietta facility in the...

RCAF receives final CC-130J aircraft from Lockheed

Ghana Air Force receives second C295 aircraft

The Ghana Air Force (GAF) has received its second CASA C-295 transport aircraft as a part of government efforts to re-equip the nation's armed...

Ghana Air Force receives second C295 aircraft

Thales to supply INS and GPS for KC-390 aircraft

Embraer Defence and Security has awarded a contract to Thales to supply its Inertial Navigation System (INS) and the GPS in support of the Brazilian Air Force's KC-390 tactical military...

Thales to supply INS and GPS for KC-390 aircraft

US and South Korea conduct exercise Max Thunder

The US and South Korean Air Forces have started a biennial joint air exercise, called Max Thunder, at Kwangju Air Base in South Korea, amidst speculations of a potential nuclear test by North...

US and South Korea conduct exercise Max Thunder

Australia delays F-35 aircraft purchase by two years

The Australian Government will delay the procurement of 12 Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters (JSF) by two years in a bid to save...

Australia delays F-35 aircraft purchase by two years

Rafael develops new APS for helicopters

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is developing an active protection system (APS) designed to protect the Israeli air force's helicopters from rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)...

Rafael develops new APS for helicopters